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Rock ‘N Bowl slows down your dogs eating and makes mealtime fun

NEWS – If your dog has a tendency like mine does to inhale their food at feeding time, slowing them down can be a challenge. The Rock ’N Bowl Dog Feeder was designed to not only slow them down but to make mealtime a playful, engaging challenge. Rock ’N Bowl is part food bowl, part …

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Bellroy All-Conditions Essentials Pocket will help you carry, protect, and organize, for travel or EDC

NEWS – Most of us gadget fans carry several items on our person at nearly all times.  There are quite a few pouches, pockets and packs to help organize your smallish EDC or travel essentials, but here’s one that looks great, will protect from moisture, dust and bumps, and can help organize several of your …

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Mission Workshop’s Rhake VX levels up

NEWS – The Gadgeteer has reviewed a fair number of Mission Workshop items including the original Rhake backpack which Bob reviewed last April. Well, Mission Workshop just announced the new Rhake VX which uses VX-21 diamond ripstop fabric to increase weatherproofing as well as abrasion and tear resistance while reducing weight. They’ve also spec’ed Fidlock® magnetic …

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Get your geek on with NatGeo’s new series Valley of the Boom

NEWS – National Geographic is back with another limited series in the same style as the Mars series I told you about last fall. This time the show isn’t about outer space, it’s about the internet in the 90s when regular people like you and I first started learning about the World Wide Web, @ …

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AirPodPal, EyeQue, Air Deck 2.0 travel playing cards, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

NEWS – This week I have four crowdfunding campaigns for you to check out that are currently running on Kickstarter or Indiegogo. AirPodPal– Makes Your AirPods Easier to Carry, Charge & Find What is it? The AirPodPal is a multi-functional case for the Apple AirPods. Why do I like it? It’s a clip-on case for …

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These shoes use witchcraft to wrap around your feet when you step on them

NEWS – Here’s an unusual product that I’ve not seen before and I hope you haven’t either. They are called step in socks and they are a hands free shoe cover that will allow you to wear your dirty shoes into a house without tracking the dirt on the floor.  They are made of polyester and are …

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Nike’s new self-lacing, smart basketball shoe is the future of the game

NEWS – On Tuesday Nike officially introduced the world to the future of basketball shoes when it rolled out its first self-lacing shoes, the Adapt BB. These new age kicks were designed to give you a customized, consistent fit.  When you step into the Nike Adapt BB, a custom motor and gear train senses the tension …

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Back Pedal is a device that can help and prevent lower back pain

NEWS – Do you have back problems? I’m lucky to say that I don’t… at least not at the moment. But having said that, my back has gone out 2 times in the last few years and I never want to suffer through that kind of pain again, not to mention the frequent trips to …

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Become a slinger with Mission Workshop’s new Spar Sling pack

NEWS – If you like backpacks and you like messenger bags too, the new Spar Sling from Mission Workshop is a bag that combines features of both bag styles to offer a sling bag that you can wear across your back like a messenger bag with just one strap or you can turn it into …

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PIQO is a 1080p projector that fits in your pocket

NEWS – How would you like to take a 240-inch big screen TV with you where ever you go? You can with the pocket-friendly PIQO projector. The PIQO is an Indiegogo campaign that will be ending later this month and has already earned over one million dollars. This pint-sized entertainment gadget connects wirelessly to your devices using …

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Gresso titanium iPhone cases – When liking nice things goes too far

NEWS – The cost of a new iPhone is crazy right? Then let me blow your mind by showing you a Gresso Magnum case for the iPhone X and XS series of smartphones. These cases have a grade-5 titanium outer shell with a TPU interior shell. They look nice enough, but would you believe that …

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Tactikey is a close-at-hand self-defense device

NEWS – Some of the main principles of self-defense are vigilance, self-awareness, and readiness, and having a personal protection device close at hand helps facilitate this readiness.  Tactikey was developed for just this purpose.  A simple patented device in design, build and use, it is a single piece of molded TPE plastic material weighing on …

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Pad & Quill’s new TechFolios will tame your cable chaos

NEWS – When you love gadgets and gear as much as we do, you sometimes run into problems finding the cables needed to charge those gadgets. Throwing them in the bottom of your gear bag isn’t the best habit because it’s hard to see and find them, let alone the fact that they can become …

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All Passport Covers has you covered with several cool themes

NEWS – I travel outside the USA for work a few times per year, and though I typically just shove my passport into my pocket, I’ve found myself wishing I had some sort of cover for my passport to protect it. Unfortunately, this has resulted in the edges of its cover fraying quite a bit, …

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